March 28, 2012 —
Years ago, I remember Vacation Bible School and the song, "Oh Let the Sunshine in . . ."
It was sunshine to my heart when I read in the March 21 issue of the Olive Hill Times that the local TV access may return in Olive Hill. However, this issue of re-starting the cable access channel has been in the news before. I sincerely commend the Olive Hill Chamber of Commerce for their re-newed interest in this worthwhile community project.
In the article, it explained the way the cable access board came into existence. The purpose of the Federal Suit that I filed in 2002 was because the City of Olive Hill blocked the airing of a program where City officials were raising gas rates without much notice to the public. Federal Judge Hood ruled properly because I felt that the community access (as well as any news outlet) should be free from the control of City Hall and let the people know what's going on and how taxpayer's money is being spent.
Because many years have passed, it would be proper (and probably legal) if all people who are on the board be reappointed (as per guidelines) or new people appointed to complete the board. The Independent Cable Access board is just
as it is named. It must be independent and serve to inform and enhance our community. I look forward to regular programming and airing of important governmental meetings.
"Oh Let the Sunshine in. . . "
March 28, 2012 —
- Letters to the Editor
Be careful of those you trust
I would like to respond in answer to Charles Wallace's pitiful letter to avenge himself against the “stuff told” by the Health Department in the Eastern KY Voice this Friday. Folks, it’s simple. He has lost two major battles against us “girls” here at the Health Department and we were in anticipation of the third battle starting.
Olive Hill Health Department: Raising questions
During the last health department meeting, information was provided to employees regarding the closing of the Olive Hill Health Department branch, which I had previously asked about. They informed me they did not have the revenue to keep it open. If the health department was not closed in Olive Hill it would be hundreds of thousands of dollars in the red.
Legislators consider minimum wage needs
I commend these four legislators, Rep. Jill York, Rep. C.B. Embry, Rep. Dwight Butler, and Rep. Jim Stewart by voting yes on the Minimum Wage Bill.
Encouraging colon cancer screenings
March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month and an opportunity to bring attention to potentially lifesaving actions people can take. This year, the American Cancer Society estimates 136,830 people will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer in the U.S.
Get involved with your local chamber
Are you involved with your local chamber of commerce? Chambers of Commerce are a great way to make business contacts, and even friends.
Alcohol sales would hurt Olive Hill
I am 64 years old and I have lived in the city limits of Olive Hill my entire life. I have seen Olive Hill when it was prosperous and I have seen it when it was not so prosperous.
Against liquor sales in Olive Hill
Along the roadways of our little town, we see signs urging us to vote YES for legal liquor sales in Olive Hill. Sadly, we see no signs urging us to vote NO!
In appreciation of Pastor Barrell
Some members of the Lower Grassy Church of Christ, in my opinion, should hang their heads in shame. On February 23, 2014 a wonderful man of God and their Pastor Larry Barrell was dismissed from preaching.
Thanks for contributing to Operation Christmas Child
I’m writing to thank Grayson residents for their generosity in helping thousands of suffering children worldwide this Christmas.
Seeking ancestry information
I am searching for relatives from the Olive Hill and Grayson area in the 1800s and early 1900s.
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